ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Andhra Pradesh Operational Holdings 1980 81

ANDHRA PRADESH is one of the states where a comprehensive system for mainte-nance of land records has been in vogue for a long time. Essential information for each survey number is available in these records. For Agricultural Census 1980-81, information was retahulated from land records on com-plete enumeration basis, i e, all villages in the state were covered. The items covered were (i) number and area of operational holdings; (ii) land utilisation; (iii) cropping pattern; (iv) crop-wise and source-wise irrigated area; and (v) tenancy particulars. Before retabulat-ing the informal ion. a special drive was launched by the state government to update the land records in order to make available the factual position of the land operators for the purpose of the census. The following sum-mary of the results of the Agricultural Census 1980-81 in respect of number and area of operational holdings in Andhra Pradesh is taken from Agricultural Situation in India, April 1984.

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